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Does the plastic wrap trick help you lose weight?

Does the plastic wrap trick help you lose weight?

No!: And it is dangerous. Try eliminating 300 calories from your diet and doing 30 minutes of aerobic exercise every day. You will creat a negative balance of about 600 cal/day which equates to about 1 lb of wt loss per week. Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Does body wrapping help lose weight?

No not really: You may loose water weight but no real change will take place in your actual body mass. To loose weight you must expend more energy than you take-in through your diet. Minimize the amount of carbohydrate (bread, soda, alcohol, pasta, potatoes, corn); maximize the amount of fiber (vegetables) and protein (lean meat, beans) in your diet. At the same time exercise (walk, run, bike, swim). Read more

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Will running a mile or more in a plastic suit once or twice a week help me lose weight?

Will running a mile or more in a plastic suit once or twice a week help me lose weight?

Yes, but...: Running a mile or more, once or twice a week, will help a person burn calories and lose weight as long as she doesn't eat or drink any calories back right after running. The type of clothing doesn't matter, but wearing a plastic suit on a warm day can overheat her body. Lose the suit. Read more

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How effective is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?

How effective is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?

Wrap: Wrapping for weight loss is a poor technique often used by your wrestlers. It causes increased sweating by building body heat and more fluid is lost than fat. Excessive sweating can cause electrolyte imbalance. Read more

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Enlarged, painful breasts. Should I lose weight or just go to plastic surgeon for reduction?

Enlarged, painful breasts. Should I lose weight or just go to plastic surgeon for reduction?

First...: First have your doctor evaluate you to make sure you are ok. Then lose weight to a weight you can maintain long term. At that point, seek a good plastic surgeon if you don't like the way things look. :). Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight by drinking water. Do plastic water bottles and sports bottles have bpa in them? What can I drink out of to lose weight?

I'm trying to lose weight by drinking water. Do plastic water bottles and sports bottles have bpa in them? What can I drink out of to lose weight?

Some may: If the labels on the bottles aren't clear about it, switch to steel bottles for drinking water. Sports equipment stores sell them. Drinking water alone isn't enough to lose weight. As you know, reducing calorie intake and exercise also are needed. Read more

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Could bike riding help lose weight?

Could bike riding help lose weight?

Yes, it could: Contribute to weight loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. Read more

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Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Possibly.: Thylakoids in chlorophyll may help to suppress appetite. Don't anticipate weight loss without healthy nutrition choices, physical activities and insuring that calories burned > calories consumed. Read more

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Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Not likely: Healthy diet and exercise regularly will help lose weight. There is no magic pill or supplement. Read more

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What tea works to help lose weight?

Well..: Am not sure it has been conclusivley shown that green tea leads to weight loss. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree.. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. The most nutritious teas are red, green and white tea. Read more

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Can swedish bitters help lose weight?

Can swedish bitters help lose weight?

No - they won't.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. Read more

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Does weight training help lose weight?

Does weight training help lose weight?

Absolutely!: And increasing muscle mass increases resting metabolism. Keep in mind, leanness is the goal! Read more

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Are papaya seeds used to help lose weight?

Are papaya seeds used to help lose weight?

Of course not: This is just somebody trying to make money off silly people. To trim down, get back into serious hard-core physical fitness. It's a great gift to give yourself, and you'll be very glad. Read more

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Chia seeds seem to help lose weight, is this possible?

Chia seeds seem to help lose weight, is this possible?

Research says: Otherwise. Chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein ; antioxidants. Of two studies on the effect of chia on weight loss – neither study showed weight loss effects. Read more

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What over-the-counter medications are available to help lose weight?

What over-the-counter medications are available to help lose weight?

None sorry. Try this: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Read more

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I'm 44 and I think I'm premenopausal what can I do help lose weight?

I'm 44 and I think I'm premenopausal what can I do help lose weight?

Diet & exercise: The same as the rest of us. Why do you think you are perimenopausal? Lack of menses? Perhaps the weight gain is pregnancy if you are sexually active. Read more

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What can I drink for the morning time and afernoon to help lose weight?

What can I drink for the morning time and afernoon to help lose weight?

Water: Water is a great drink for losing fat weight. Green tea (unsweetened) also works well. For people who used to drink milk to get vitamin d and calcium, they will need to take vit. D + calcium supplements if they switch to water and drink much less milk. Read more